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Wednesday, October 10 • 10:00am - Saturday, October 13 • 5:30pm
Traveling Stanzas: Writing Across Borders

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Open Tuesday - Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
The traveling digital exhibit features poems, illustrations, and videos that showcase refugee resettlement in our community. At the heart of the exhibit is an interactive touchscreen experience, allowing community visitors to browse content and participate. When visitors interact with digital creative tools such as Emerge, Thread, or other analog activities, their voices will be incorporated into the exhibit in a variety of ways—from a scrolling group poem to posted cards printed from the Emerge web application.
Using the newest technology to connect us to one of our oldest technologies—the written word—Traveling Stanzas: Writing Across Borders celebrates the diverse cultural identity of our democracy and engages a national civic dialogue through the intimate and inclusive voice of poetry.

Fall for the Book Writers featured in Traveling Stanzas:
  • Renee Macalino Rutledge, The Hour of Daydreams 
  • Hernán Díaz, In the Distance
  • Elena Georgiou, The Immigrant's Refrigerator
  • Asmaa Albukaie, from American Hate: Survivors Speak Out, edited by Arjun Singh Sethi
  • Tom Sleigh, The Land Between Two Rivers 
  • Yang Huang, My Old Faithful

Sponsored by College of Visual and Performing Arts


Wednesday October 10, 2018 10:00am - Saturday October 13, 2018 5:30pm
Center for the Arts Lobby 4373 Mason Pond Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030